Engineering Research

ECU Engineering faculty are involved in a wide range of research with collaborators from across the university and many collaborations with external partners. The diversity of the research mirrors the diversity of our faculty and includes topics including:

Acoustics and Vibrations
Additive manufacturing
Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous vehicles
Biological extractions
Biothermal Engineering
Capstone Design Pedagogy
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Consumer physiological response
Cryoablation of biomaterials
Design processes
Ecological Engineering
Edema measurement
EEG  Analysis  and Interpretation
Energy Efficiency

Engineering Education
Engineering Management
Healthcare system analysis and modeling
Image Analysis and Processing
Multicomponent textile recycling
Pharmaceutical manufacturing
Physiological Modeling
Power Electronics
Power generation and distribution
Quality control processes
Remote Sensing
Renewable Energy
Tissue Engineering
Water Quality Monitoring
Research InterestS

Click on the faculty name below to see a one-page slide on their research interests.

Dr. Tarek Abdel-Salam, Professor and
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies

Dr. Arun Aneja, Teaching Assistant Professor

Mr. Michael Borer, Teaching Instructor

Dr. Ricky Castles, Assistant Professor

Dr. John Choi, Assistant Professor

Karen De Urquidi, Teaching Instructor

Dr. Gene Dixon, Professor

Dr. Kurabachew Duba, Assistant Professor

Dr. James Randall Etheridge, Assistant Professor

Dr. Faete Filho, Assistant Professor

Mr. Jeff Foeller, Teaching Instructor

Dr. Stephanie George, Assistant Professor

Dr. Hayden Griffin, Professor and Chair

Dr. Ed Howard, Associate Professor

Dr. Colleen Janeiro, Teaching Assistant Professor

Dr. Paul Kauffmann, Professor Emeritus

Dr. BJ Kim, Associate Professor

Dr. Sunghan Kim, Assistant Professor

Dr. Loren Limberis, Associate Professor

Dr. Barbara Muller-Borer, Professor

Mr. Brent Reed, Teaching Instructor

Dr. John Reis, Professor

Dr. Teresa Ryan, Assistant Professor

Dr. Raymond Smith, Assistant Professor

Dr. Brian Sylcott, Assistant Professor

Dr. Chris Venters, Assistant Professor

Ms. Blair Weaver, Teaching Instructor

Dr. Jason Yao, Professor

Dr. Zhen Zhu, Assistant Professor

Pirate Engineers 10 Year Reunion